Apply for Hazardous Substances (HS) Transport Approval
National Environment Agency (NEA)
For Business Users only
This licence is only for business users with a registered Unique Entity Number (UEN).
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Any existing HS licence holder who wishes to transport hazardous substances in quantities exceeding those specified in the Environmental Protection And Management (Hazardous Substances) Regulations.
Who needs to apply for a Transport Approval?
Any person who wishes to transport any hazardous substance in quantities exceeding the limits specified in the Environmental Protection and Management (Hazardous Substances) Regulations (see Table 2) must obtain a Transport Approval.
- What are the conditions that I need to fulfil in order to be issued with a Transport Approval?
A Transport Approval will be issued to a person if:
i. he holds a Licence to handle hazardous substances; and
ii. he can show proof that the Hazardous Substances will be transported safely in compliance with all transportation requirements.
- What are the information required to fill in the application?
You will need the following information to fill in the application:
i. Hazardous Substances Licence from PCD
ii. An adequate Transportation Emergency Response Plan (TERP) to deal with any accidental release of the hazardous substances
iii. Hazmat Transport Driver Permit from SCDF
iv. Details of import/ export and local deliveries routes and also the maximum quantities transported per trip for all hazardous substances
v. Details of chemical containers in small and bulk packaging
vi. Certification of bulk containers/ cylinders from approved third party inspection bodies etc.
- How soon can my application be processed?
We will process your application within 7 working days upon receipt of complete and accurate submission of all required documents.
- Where can I find more information on the control of hazardous substances (HS) by NEA?
Please refer to NEA's website.
- Bulk packaging inspection certificates
To upload inspection certificates of bulk packaging by approved 3rd party inspection bodies (e.g. mandatory periodic inspections, spark testing etc)
- Details of bulk packaging
To submit the specifications of bulk packaging (i.e. isotanks, tank containers)
- Transportation Emergency Response Plan
Details of Transportation Emergency Response Plan to deal with any accidental release of the hazardous substances on the road
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